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Ex-IGP Gambo Jimeta not dead, Family clarifies

The family of a former Inspector General of Police, Gambo Jimeta, have said that the former police chief is not dead. A source very close to the family had initially informed Premium Times of the reported death leading to our earlier story. The family, however, say the report is not …

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Boko Haram attacks Borno town in 11 gun trucks

Suspected members of Boko Haram on Monday attacked Gajiram town in Borno State. According to the police, the terrorists arrived in 11 gun trucks but were repelled by a combined team of security forces. “Terrorists in 11 Gun Trucks Attack Gajiram Town On Monday’s evening at about 1740hrs, heavily armed …

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Lagos CP Imohimi disbands anti-cultism squad over corruption

In a move to reposition and reinvigorate the command’s Anti-Cultism Squad, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Edgal Imohimi, has redeployed the Officer-in-Charge of the Squad , SP Godwin Agbegbe while CSP Akaninyene Etuk has been posted to take over from him. Similarly, all members of the squad were …

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Police foil attempt to kidnap Customs officer, family

An attempt to kidnap a Deputy Comptroller of Customs, her younger brother and her son was thwarted on Saturday by police detectives attached to Area-D- Police Command, Mushin, Lagos. Lagos State police spokesman, Chike Oti said acting under the directive of the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Edgal Imohimi, the …

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Notorious kidnapper Bori arrested in Imo

Police Command in Imo state has arrested one Patrick Bori, who allegedly specialised in the kidnapping of elderly persons aged 80 and above. The serial Kidnapper, Bori, was arrested on Thursday by the Command’s Anti-Kidnapping Squad following the abduction of Reginald Nkwocha, 84, of Umuanyika Community in the Ngor Okpala …

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At least 15 dead in fresh violence in Nigeria

At least 15 people were killed in violence in northern and central Nigeria, police and local officials said on Thursday, in the latest unrest to hit the restive regions. Police in Zamfara state said suspected cattle thieves killed 10 in raids on four remote villages on Wednesday — although a …

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Police commission approves promotion of 3,665 senior officers

The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of 3,665 senior Police officers. In a statement on Wednesday the Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, said the promotion was one of the high points of the Commission’s 28th Plenary Meeting which ended in Abuja on Friday, June 8, 2018. …

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